Flora-Bama's Beach Run/Walk for America's Warriors 2017

17401 Perdido Key Drive
Pensacola, FL 32507

Running > 5k, Half Marathon

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Event Description

Our 4th annual Beach Run is completely on the white SAND of Florida and Alabama along the beautiful Gulf of Mexico!

100% of the registration fees of this half marathon and 5k will be donated to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation. The Special Operations Warrior Foundation ensures full scholarship grants as well as educational and family counseling to the surviving children of Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps special operations personnel who lost their lives in the line of duty, and immediate financial assistance for severely wounded personnel and their families.

Join us in paying special tribute to one of the fallen and their family during a ceremony at the awards.

Everyone who participates in the half marathon will receive a completion medal in addition to receiving awards in overall and age categories. 5K run or walk participants will also receive awards in overall and age categories.

After the race stay with us for a great selection of food, beer, and live entertainment!

Can't join us in person for this great event, but want to be included? Sign up as a virtual runner & still support Special Operations Warrior Foundation. You will receive a Virtual Completion Certificate and your souvenir shirt by mail (up to the first 400 participants). 

Please share with our Beach Run for America's Warriors with your friends and family!

For those who need lodging, please visit the Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission website for special rates: http://www.gulfshores.com/sports/events-special-rates/details.aspx?id=41241

We appreciate your support of the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and the Flora-Bama Lounge!

Event details and schedule

The half marathon run starts at 7:30 AM heading east into Florida for 10.5k then turning around ending back at the Flora-Bama Lounge.

The 5k run or walk begins at 9:00 AM with the course heading into Alabama for 2.5k then turning around ending back at the Flora-Bama Lounge.

Packet pick-up and last minute registration is held in the Flora-Bama Tent:

Friday, March 24th from 4 PM - 7 PM for all participants.

On race day:

Saturday, March 25th

6 AM - 7 AM for the Half marathon

7:30 AM - 8:30 AM for the 5K runners & walkers  

No packet pick-up after race begins. Awards will begin after the 3.5 hours of alloted time.

Yes, the entire run / walk is held completely on the gorgeous white sand :)

We welcome back Results Event Timing for this year's race! 

Water stations will be set up at every mile along the course by volunteers from NAS Pensacola Area Chief Petty Officer Association & Alabama Credit Union.

For questions please email Jessica Langston, Flora-Bama's Event Coordinator, Jessica@florabama.com

Thank you to our sponsors Alabama Credit Union, First Command Financial Services & Sysco Gulf Coast.

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